Category: General

2024 Lenten Mass

On March 21, 2024 the York Catholic District School Board celebrated the third annual board-wide Lenten Mass of Renewal and Reconciliation. Livestreamed to the board’s 50,000 students, the Mass featured the talented students of St Edward Catholic Elementary School and St Brother Andre Catholic High School, in Markham, who performed the music and helped with the readings.

The celebrant was Bishop ... Continue reading "2024 Lenten Mass"

World Autism Day

On Tuesday, April 2nd we will be celebrating World Autism Day by wearing blue and displaying the Autism Awareness flag in our school. Students will be learning valuable lessons about community, giving, and inclusion by breaking down the stigma about autism

Purple Day for Epilepsy – Tues. March 26th

The official theme for Purple Day of Epilepsy 2024 is #LetsTalkAboutEpilepsy. This powerful theme emphasizes the importance of open communication and breaking down the stigma surrounding epilepsy. The #LetsTalkAboutEpilepsy theme encourages everyone to engage in open and honest conversations about epilepsy, from casual discussions with friends and family to larger initiatives in schools, workplaces, and communities. By fostering dialogue and understanding, we can create a ... Continue reading "Purple Day for Epilepsy – Tues. March 26th"

ShareLife Fudnraisers

We are excited to announce our Popcorn Share Life Fundraiser! All proceeds will go to Share Life, the Archdiocese campaign for Catholic charities.

  • WHEN: Share Life Week: March 18 – 22 (or until we run out of popcorn)
  • COST: $2.00 per bag
  • FLAVOURS: Butter & Salt, White Cheddar, Sweet & Salty

Bring your toonies ... Continue reading "ShareLife Fudnraisers"

Winter Carnaval 2024

At Good Shepherd Catholic Elementary School we are committed to providing our students with quality French education.  We believe that student learning can be enriched by providing them with the opportunity to engage in French traditions.  In keeping with this belief, our school will be hosting “Carnaval 2024” beginning Monday, February 5th, and ending Friday, February 9th.  Winter Carnaval began in Quebec in 1894 and ... Continue reading "Winter Carnaval 2024"